Trainer Willie Mullins says Kemboy is likely to make his reappearance in the Ladbrokes Champions Cup at Down Royal.
The seven-year-old had an excellent season last year, winning four of his five races.
He crossed the line first in the Clonmel Oil Chase and Savills Chase at Leopardstown, which earned him a shot at the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
However, he unseated his rider in the Blue Riband race but bounced back soon after to grab wins at Aintree and Punchestown.
Now, having been rested for six months, he is set for his comeback in Northern Ireland on November 2.
He said: "We've put him in the race at Down Royal and we will see how he is working. It is so far so good and I'm very happy with what he is doing at home.
"At the moment we are heading towards Down Royal. I think he will handle the track up there and the ground. I was primarily thinking of the ground for him. I know the ground can get quite soft up there, but more often than not the ground is good.
"I didn't want to enter any other horses for the race and rush them to it. This fellow comes right a bit quicker and it is a nice race to aim him at."
Article Posted on Sunday 13th October 2019 @ 14.59
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